File suffix association - how does it work on a mac?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by marciohumpris, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. marciohumpris macrumors member

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    where on the mac can I see all file associations and which programs they execute?

    I know I can do this on a per program basis, getting program's properties. But where on the global level I can see all sufixes and their associations (program types)?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Ccrew macrumors 68020

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    Feb 28, 2011
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    The Launch Services Database file, which is where all of the information for all known applications and the types of documents they can handle is stored, is located in the following location:

    Snow Leopard:

    /private/var/folders/**/**/-Caches-/com.apple.LaunchServices-025501.csstore

    Here's a good article about defaults:http://rixstep.com/2/20060901,00.shtml
     
  3. marciohumpris thread starter macrumors member

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    Wow, thanks... is there a way to graphically adjust it...?
     

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